Magnus Chase and the sword of summer / Rick Riordan.

By: Riordan, Rick, 1964- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Riordan, Rick, Magnus Chase and the gods of Asgard: book 1.Publisher: Penguin UK, 2014Description: 495, 68 pages ; 22 cmISBN: 9780141342429 ; 0141342420 ; 9780141342412 Other title: Sword of summerSubject(s): Mythology, Norse -- Children's fiction | Quests (Expeditions) -- Children's fiction | Chase, Magnus (Fictitious character) -- Children's fiction | Homeless children -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories. | Fantasy fiction. DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he's never met - a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die ...
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Also published as: The sword of summer. New York : Disney/Hyperion, 2015.

"Exclusive edition! The crown of Ptolemy, extra Percy Jackson story inside!"--Cover.

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he's tracked down by an uncle he's never met - a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die ...

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